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What is a Human Being?

Mind Yoga 2 : What Is a Human Being? from i of HigherIdeas on Vimeo.

A nifty animated video asking philosophical questions.

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What is a Human Being?. A nifty animated video asking philosophical questions.
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5Cats
Male, 50-59, Canada
 21965 Posts
Sunday, May 5, 2013 11:17:46 AM
@Geogypsy: ic! No worries! Sounds dreadful. That "argument" is fool-proof. Also: unDISprovable! So it sucks.

It starts with the (false, mistaken) assumption that "consciousness" exists. It might just be an illusion or something...

Things go downhill from there (in that particular theory) when you start GUESSING the "why" of the Universe. There may OR MAY NOT BE a "why" it's not a "given".

This particular video manages to (mostly) avoid these pitfalls

sutra46
Female, 40-49, Asia
 2389 Posts
Sunday, May 5, 2013 8:59:49 AM
@junkaroo at the end of the vid there is a website listed but did not fi d it.

Thought you may know if there is another/ origional source for this vid.vimeo.
No worries. I get that you found it on

sutra46
Female, 40-49, Asia
 2389 Posts
Sunday, May 5, 2013 8:58:34 AM
@junkaroo at the end of the vid there is a website listed. It's not coming up in search.

Thought you may know if there is another/ origional source for this vid.
No worries. I get that you found it on Vimeo. Thought it was a link not the original content.

Gerry1of1
Male, 50-59, Western US
 33696 Posts
Sunday, May 5, 2013 6:45:42 AM

Mind yoga lead to the holocaust

Geogypsy
Male, 18-29, Canada
 2311 Posts
Sunday, May 5, 2013 5:59:07 AM
There's just no winning an argument if the limitations of consciousness are considered to be the only reliable measure of reality.

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